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STEP75: Do Not Forget God

"So take care that you do not forget Yahweh, your God, by neglecting the commandments, norms and laws that I give you today. And when you have eaten and have been satisfied, when you have built comfortable homes and live in them, when your livestock have multiplied, when you have silver and gold in abundance, and an increase of good things of every kind, then do not let your heart become proud and do not forget Yahweh, your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, the house of slavery. It is he who has led you across this great and terrible desert, full of fiery serpents and scorpions, an arid land where there is no water. But for you he made water gush forth from the hardest rock. And he fed you in the desert with manna which your fathers did not know. He made you experience want and put you to the test, so that it would be for your good later on, lest you say, "With my own strength I have attained all these good things." Remember Yahweh, your God, the one who gave you power to become prosperous as you are today, in fulfillment of the Covenant he promised under oath to your fathers. But if you forget Yahweh and follow other gods, if you pay them homage and bow before them, I warn you right now that you will surely perish. In the same way that Yahweh destroyed the nations that stood in your way, so will he destroy you if you disobey Yahweh, your God." (Deuteronomy 8:11-20)

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